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Old Feb 6, 15, 10:05 pm
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IAH to Galveston Pier

Help,

Need to get to Galveston from IAH.

I am renting a car and using it for a few days in Houston returning it at the airport the day of the cruise.

Can someone recommend a reputable car service to get from IAH to Galveston? It's for 4 people.

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Old Feb 7, 15, 3:51 am
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I'd compare the cost of dropping the rental @ Galveston (or Hobby) v. UberX.
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Old Feb 7, 15, 2:19 pm
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Thanks.

UberX is a car service I presume?
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Old Feb 7, 15, 6:46 pm
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Old Feb 7, 15, 11:43 pm
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Ask the cruise line about transport; they likely have some buses set up to run from IAH.
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Originally Posted by sonofzeus View Post
I'd compare the cost of dropping the rental @ Galveston (or Hobby) v. UberX.
Thanks. The issue about cruise ship transfer from IAH is that it only leaves from the airport and I'm spending a few days ahead of time in Houston. Would prefer a private transfer. Just not sure which company is good.

Googling private limo brings up so many choices!
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Supershuttle.com has a private car option at IAH.
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Supershuttle.com has a private car option at IAH.
Thanks Doc!

It appears the mean average costs will be $200 (may or may not include tip) for my party of 4.

Boils down to reliability.... and reputation
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Probably cheaper to drop/return the car in Galveston than a $200 limo ride.
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Probably cheaper to drop/return the car in Galveston than a $200 limo ride.
Depends on the day the cruise departs. If it's a Sunday, I don't think any of the agencies on the island are open. Best to check before assuming renting a car is the best option.
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Cool

Originally Posted by FastSRT8 View Post
Thanks Doc!

It appears the mean average costs will be $200 (may or may not include tip) for my party of 4.

Boils down to reliability.... and reputation
Looks like $150 to the Galveston Cruise Terminal with Supershuttle...

ExecuCar Sedan Meet & Greet
First Passenger :$150.00
Each Additional Passenger :$0.00
Fuel Surcharge : $1.00
Max Passengers :4
Über might be cheaper.
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Looks like $150 to the Galveston Cruise Terminal with Supershuttle...



Über might be cheaper.
Super shuttle seems to be the best value at $150 plus tips I am assuming. They have a SUV option for $175,

Limos.com comes in at $200 all in including tips.

Very competitive as it should be.
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